City sends letters to property owners targeting violations

The 1,500 letters inform the owners that their units will be among the first wave to be inspected.

Williams College roiled by report of rape

Allegations that administrators mishandled a student’s report of being raped and subsequently harassed has sparked outcry.

Delmy Lemus is one of the workers attempting to unionize.

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Workers trying to unionize appeal to Sandberg

Employees of a Boston hotel are trying to turn Sheryl Sandberg’s campaign for empowering women in their favor.

Jeanne Shaheen’s voting record as a US senator is practically indistinguishable from the Senate’s most partisan Democrats.

Shaheen has bipartisan reputation, but votes party line

Sen. Jeanne Shaheen’s voting record is practically indistinguishable from the Senate’s most partisan Democrats.

Shortstop Xander Bogaerts walks off the field as the Rays celebrate behind him. (Photo by Mike Carlson/Getty Images)



Red Sox are stuck in an identity crisis

The 20-27 Red Sox have been dreadful, pathetic . . . any derogatory adjective you want. They deserve it.

// Renewal of CapeFlyer brings trips down memory lane

The man who ran the former Cape Cod & Hyannis Railroad, which operated a similar service in the 1980s, was aboard the season’s first train on Friday.

AAA predicted Memorial Day weekend traffic would reach a postrecession high, sure to mean Sagamore Bridge delays.

Gas prices could fall as summer progresses

A number of factors, including plentiful supplies of crude oil at US refineries, should lead to lower prices, analysts said.

Katie Starbuck got a workout taking her kids from day care to swim lessons in Cambridge.

Parents buy in to bikes with kids aboard

Called the cargo bike, these pedal-powered behemoths may become the new minivan.



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Dance Review

Boston Ballet dancers rehearse the “Emeralds” portion of George Balanchine’s “Jewels” at the Boston Opera House Thursday.

Boston Ballet glitters in ‘Jewels’

The company is presenting George Balanchine’s triptych as the Boston climax of its 50th-anniversary season speaks to how far Boston Ballet has come in 50 years.